25 days in Western US Itinerary

25 days in Western US Itinerary

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25 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  16 h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  12 h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
6
Lake Powell
— 3 nights
Drive:  11 h 30 min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Moscow

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Moscow, Russia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Moscow to Los Angeles, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moscow in April, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Bradbury Building ©
Bradbury Building

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Downtown Disney), Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County Courthouse & Old Mission Santa Barbara) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Enjoy Los Angeles some more: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Barbara, Anaheim, Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Death Valley Excursions - Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, capture your vacation like a pro with Death Valley Excursions - Day Tours, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online journey planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Death Valley Excursions - Day Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Stratosphere Tower ©
Stratosphere Tower

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nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then explore the striking landscape at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Plan a trip to Lake Powell easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Lake Powell with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Lake Powell is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get slightly colder in Lake Powell: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Navajo National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). See even more of Los Angeles: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Guitar Center, stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Los Angeles. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lake Powell to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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